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IND vs ENG: The West Indies team has struggled to play a full 50 overs in ODIs over the past two years and head coach Phil Simmons said that his team will excel in this department of the game in the three-match series against India starting Friday. would like to improve. If we look at the statistics, after the World Cup 2019, West Indies have been able to play the full 50 overs in only 6 innings out of 39 innings. They have lost 9 series out of the last 13 ODI series.

Big weakness of West Indies exposed

The Simmons-coached team had also lost to Ireland at home earlier this year. Simmons said before the first ODI against India, ‘The important thing is how we bat for the full 50 overs. We have to bat for the full 50 overs by arranging the innings and playing the partnership.

The challenge will be to stay on the crease

He said, ‘One has to maintain the innings by staying at the crease and focus on scoring centuries. We have to do that in batting. Simmons has been the head coach of West Indies since 2019. He hopes that his players will get more help on favorable pitches here than in India. “The better wickets we get, the better it will be for our batsmen and bowlers,” he said.

West Indies bowling is strong

Simmons, however, is not worried about his fielding and bowling department. He said, ‘There is a continuous improvement in bowling and fielding. We consider our team to be top class in fielding. Our bowlers are bowling well. They have to focus on curbing the run flow and taking wickets. Only by doing this we can register a victory by getting the opposing team out on a low score.



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